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Random Ramsdom 8/17: Jared Goff, Trumaine Johnson Take Notice As Sammy Watkins Wows in Camp

The Rams’ newest weapon is “sharper than I expected,” says Goff

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Training Camp Report: Everything You Need to Know About Day 15 | Rams’ Official Site

The Rams held their 15th practice of 2017 training camp on Wednesday afternoon. The pads were back on for today’s practice and overall it proved to be a fun and spirited session for the entire team. After tomorrow’s morning workout, the Rams will pack their bags and head up to Oakland to face off against the Raiders in Week 2 of the preseason.

Highlights From Wednesday’s Rams Practice | OC Register

A brief look at the Rams’ training-camp practice on Wednesday, including a big moment, injury update, the quote of the day, and the Rams focus at practice.

In Third Practice, Watkins Shows There’s A Lot To Be Excited About | LA Times

As Jared Goff’s mid-range pass spiraled above the middle of the field, players on both sides of the line of scrimmage — as well as those on the sideline and fans in the stands — looked up with anticipation.

Watkins Making People Take Notice, Including Goff | OC Register

Heads turned when receiver Sammy Watkins made a catch on the run during the first play of 11-on-11 practice drills Wednesday. Rams fans noticed and chattered. So did the guy who threw the ball.

Watkins Sharp in Wednesday’s Practice, Goff Says | ESPN

Sammy Watkins has been on the field with the Los Angeles Rams for three days and has been an active participant in only two practices. But he has already impressed starting quarterback Jared Goff with his grasp of the offense.

Rams Taking Steps to Get Watkins Up and Running | Sporting News

The Rams are doing what they can to help wide receiver Sammy Watkins put his best foot forward with a new franchise. Part of that is insuring Watkins has the proper protection while doing the stepping.

Goff Out to Flip the Script That He’s Another Hollywood Flop | CBS Sports

We've seen our share of quarterbacks break in their rookie seasons, the victims of bad teams, bad systems, bad lines, no real weapons of note to go with a young mind that simply gets overloaded with the NFL playbook, not to mention eyes that drop because of the big, bad men that want to take their heads off.

Reynolds Another Intriguing Addition to Rams’ Revamped WR Corps | OC Register

The Rams added a shiny new toy to their offense this week. A big, explosive wide receiver able to stretch a defense, go up in traffic and get the football, or be a Red Zone threat able to turn third-down throws to the corner of the end zone into touchdowns.

Rams Hopeful for “Two Headed Monster” with Higbee, Everett | ESPN

The youngest member of the Rams’ TE duo, Gerald Everett, set the bar the day he arrived for training camp at UC Irvine, saying he and Higbee "could be better" than Jordan Reed and Vernon Davis, the Washington Redskins duo that is arguably the NFL's most accomplished.

Rams Hopeful Rookie TE Everett Can Lead Revival in Red Zone | Fox Sports

Line up Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett in a red zone or goal line drill and the rookie will find ways to score touchdowns.

Rams Bringing In McKelvin for a Tryout on Thursday | Fan Rag Sports

The Los Angeles Rams are slated to meet with free agent cornerback Leodis McKelvin on Wednesday, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who also noted that the defensive back has a workout scheduled for Thursday.

Michael Jordan a Keeper in the Secondary? | Ramblin Fan

Michael Jordan has given an early indication of his potential worth to the Los Angeles Rams secondary.

Five Observations for Rams’ Depth Chart Preseason Week 2 | Ramblin Fan

As the Los Angeles Rams prepare for their next preseason game against the Oakland Raiders, let’s look at a few observations from the latest depth chart.

Rams’ Defense Holds It’s Own Without Several Key Factors | Cover 32 Rams

Defensive line depth was a strength for the Rams in past years. However, it quickly became a concern with the holdout of Aaron Donald. As well as the season-ending injury to defensive end Dominique Easley. Despite this, the defensive line as a unit went on to shine and hold the Cowboys to only 47 rushing yards for the game.

Study Finds Patriots are NFL’s Least Datable Fan Base | The Score

Dating a fan of a rival team can be a deal breaker for some - especially if that rival is the New England Patriots, according to a new study.